From Yahoo! News: SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - A slaughterhouse in California's central agricultural heartland was allowed to reopen on Monday after agreeing to improve its handling of animals following a graphic video that showed cows being mistreated there, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said. The USDA suspended operations at the Central Valley Meat Company earlier this month after an
From the blog ABC News Blogs: Forget Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, when it comes to getting political, the 2012 race is going to the animals. Meet Ahpun the polar bear and Denali the wolf, the two candidates bidding to become the next president…of the Alaska Zoo. They may not be...
From Yahoo! News: (Reuters) - The Detroit Tigers failed to make up ground on the pacesetting Chicago White Sox in the hotly contested American League Central division when they lost 2-1 to the Kansas City Royals on Thursday. The White Sox were beaten 5-3 by the Baltimore Orioles earlier in the day but the Tigers did not take advantage as the Royals rode strong pitching by Jeremy Guthrie to comple
From the blog ABC News Blogs: On a hot day, an ice pop hits the spot perfectly. Big cats at a zoo in Italy are enjoying their own version of the perfect summertime treat, but theirs is made with meat. The BBC reported that the zoo’s employees at the Bioparco di...
A new iPhone app is making waves in the commercial shipping world by providing an early warning system that aims to reduce maritime collisions with e
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Hamsters can seemingly run forever inside their little wheels, and scientists from Georgia Tech are finally helping them get somewhere.